Last Year's Top Baby Names, and More of Houston's Oddest Ones
You don't make either list, dude.
The Social Security Administration has released its official list of the top ten baby names for 2010. While people might be naming their boys like Biblical prophets, they seem to be naming their girls after spicy Italian or Latina movie stars.
Without further ado, the top boys' names are, in order: Jacob, Ethan, Michael, Jayden (WTF?), William, Alexander, Noah, Daniel, Aiden and Anthony. Kinda Old Testamentish...
And for girls: Isabella, Sophia, Emma, Olivia, Ava, Emily, Abigail, Chloe, Madison and Mia.
During our damn-near daily trolling of Harris County Courthouse records, we've come across some other far more, shall we say, distinctive, names that didn't make this list, in 2010 or any other year. Read 'em after the jump, and read the best ones we found last year here:
Kiarra Kiwi Garces
JyWayne DeWayne Gowdy (You know he has to be a bad MF'er, with two variations of "Wayne" in his name
Drakkar Zachary Ned
D'elegance Dupree Jones
Norman Rockwell Henry
Tercel Kelvon Woods
Jordache Sharif Lewis
Milky Way Thi Tran
Destyni Unik Jubert
Nanu Darlingboy Kanneh
Leif Ericson Graham
Diamonique Desean Gatlin
Novlette Antonia Spence
Tangee Renee Nix-Tart
Mondale Manley Esprit
Cocounista Michelle McDowell
Kunta Kinta Turk
Radiance Monet Ham
Vanessa Van Ness
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